fumed oak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fumed oak oak given a weathered appearance by exposure to fumes of ammonia; used for cabinetwork
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fumed oak (Cabinetwork) Oak given a weathered appearance by exposure in an air-tight compartment to fumes of ammonia from uncorked cans, being first given a coat of filler.
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Usage

In literature:

The room was furnished as a study, and most artistically furnished, if you consider outlandish shapes in fumed oak artistic.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
Tell me, do you like a panelled dining-room, you know, fumed oak, or something?
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
Next in degree to mahogany, oak in the golden, weathered, or fumed effect is handsome and durable, while it is somewhat less expensive.
"The Complete Home" by Various
These are deservedly famous for they give especially soft, agreeable effects on fumed oak.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
There is one of those ubiquitous fumed-oak bookcases.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
A weathered or fumed oak stain is suitable for this table.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Darkened oak always has a better appearance when fumed with ammonia.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
A room may be made to look very beautiful by being surrounded with fumed oak bookcases, eight feet high.
"The Private Library" by Arthur L. Humphreys
The room was furnished as a study, and most artistically furnished, if you consider outlandish shapes in fumed oak artistic.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
A fire he lighted of oak wood without smoke, without fumes, without sparks.
"More Celtic Fairy Tales" by Various
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In news:

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